Philadelphia 76ers vs Atlanta Hawks Prediction, 12/3/2021 NBA Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia 76ers vs Atlanta Hawks
Date: Friday, December 3, 2021
Location: State Farm Arena in Atlanta, GA
The Atlanta Hawks (12-10) will take on the Philadelphia 76ers (11-11) at State Farm Arena on Friday.
The 76ers faced the Celtics and ended up losing by a score of 88-87 in their last game. In reference to personal fouls, the 76ers left the arena with 17 while the Celtics finished the game with 13 personal fouls. They also converted 11 of 28 tries from beyond the arc. Boston ended up going 73.3% when shooting free throws by converting 11 of 15 tries. Additionally, Boston had 42 rebounds (4 offensive, 38 defensive) and added 9 rejections. Boston earned 46 assists and had 18 steals for the game. In regard to defending, Philadelphia allowed the other team to go 41.8% from the floor on 33 out of 79 shooting. They also recorded 20 assists for this contest in addition to forcing 9 turnovers and earning 7 steals. In terms of pulling down boards, they collected 46 with 8 of them being offensive. At the charity stripe, the 76ers made 13 of 17 tries for a percentage of 76.5%. Philadelphia finished the game with a 37.1% FG percentage (33 out of 89) and knocked down 8 out of their 31 three-point shots.
Joel Embiid is someone who was a contributor for this game. Embiid walked away from this one shooting 17.6% from the field and also distributed 6 assists. He was on the hardwood for 33 minutes played and totaled 18 boards. He ended up finishing with 13 points on 3 of 17 shooting.
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Philadelphia steps onto the court with a win-loss mark of 11-11 on the season. They average 106.5 points per outing (17th in the NBA) while connecting on 45.5% from the field. The 76ers are connecting on 35.6% on shots beyond the perimeter (254 of 714) and 81.5% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Philadelphia is grabbing 42.7 boards per contest and has accounted for 496 assists so far this season, which is 22nd in the league in terms of passing the rock. They are giving up possession 12.4 times per game and as a team they commit 18.8 personal fouls per contest.
On the defensive end, the 76ers are able to force 13.5 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.4 personal fouls. They surrender 35.6% on shots from beyond the arc while they are 10th in the league in PPG allowed (105.5). The 76ers defense is giving up a shooting percentage of 45.0% (866 of 1,925) and they concede 46.3 rebounds per game as a team. They are ranked 18th in the NBA in giving up assists to their opponents with 514 relinquished this year.
When they last stepped on the court, the Hawks got the victory with a final of 114-111 against the Pacers. Regarding how they cleaned up the glass, Atlanta permitted Indiana to collect 32 overall (8 offensive). They finished the game shooting 30.3% from downtown by shooting 10 of 33 and ended up shooting 13 out of 16 from the charity stripe (81.3%). The Hawks allowed the Pacers to convert 44 out of their 90 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 48.9% for this game. When this game wrapped up, the Hawks shot 44 for 86 from the floor which had them sitting at 51.2%. When it comes to shooting from distance, Atlanta made 16 of 33 tries (48.5%). They were able to convert 10 of them for a percentage of 83.3%. The Pacers were called for 10 fouls in this contest which got the Hawks to the charity stripe for a total of 12 shots. They gave up possession of the ball 13 times, while earning 4 steals for this game. The Hawks were able to snag 34 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards totaling 41 in this matchup.
Trae Young ended up being a factor for the Hawks for the contest. Young scored 33 points in his 37 minutes on the hardwood and tallied 10 dimes in the matchup. He buried 13 of 27 in this game for a field goal percentage of 48.1%, and totaled 8 rebounds.
Atlanta has a win-loss record of 12-10 this season. The Hawks commit 17.3 personal fouls per contest and they go 79.9% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 23.8 times per contest (14th in the league) and they are turning it over 12.1 times per game. Atlanta has accumulated 2,432 pts so far this season (110.5 per contest) and they snag 46.2 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Hawks are connecting on 46.6% from the field, which is 7th in basketball.
The Hawks defensively are ranked 20th in the league in PPG surrendered with 107.9. They have forced 12.3 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 45.2% from the field (19th in the league). The Atlanta defense allows 33.5% on three-point shots (280 of 836) and their opponents are converting on 80.0% of their free throw shots. They have surrendered 25.4 dimes and 43.4 boards on a nightly basis, ranking them 25th and 7th in the NBA.
Who will win tonight's NBA game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Philadelphia
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